Coaches with qualifications which predate the new Race Coach and Performance Coach awards can continute to use these to coach racing, and enjoy the same rights and protections as before. However they should make sure that the following remain up to date: Continue reading “Coaches with legacy qualifications”
Congratulations to Leighton Buzzard CC, winners of this year’s Geoff Sanders Trophy for U12 racing. The final club points table can be downloaded here:
Some worrying incidents at recent Hasler races have highlighted the need for the whole marathon racing community to put safety first. A collective approach is the best possible way to maintain this focus and avoid mistakes escalating into serious incidents. Please read on… Continue reading “Race Safety”
The DW Committee and the Marathon Racing Committee are working together to promote a set of “classic” marathon races, which can be used by prospective DW paddlers and their support crews to better prepare themselves for the challenge.
We are also very keen that more races should be promoted in the north of the country. Hence the races being organised by Pennine Canoe Club, Canoe Scotland and Runcorn Canoe Club.
The 2018 Canoe Racing seminar will be held at the Belfry, Oxford on Saturday 10th November. Following on from a very interesting and sucessful debut last year, club coaches are invited to attend and listen to BC’s top coaching staff and athletes discuss technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects of coaching, performance and wellbeing. Continue reading “2018 Racing Seminar”
BC are launching an exciting new programme aimed at supporting new volunteers who are interested in volunteering at a regional and national level with British Canoeing. Details can be found on the BC website here
Following consultation last year, the MRC has agreed a revised set of rules for U12s marathon racing, to be adopted from 1st September 2018. Continue reading “New rules for U12 marathon racing”
British Canoeing have launched a specific Race Coach Award (level 2) in January 2018, with the first course be planned for spring 2018. The MRC is able to offer funding to support courses provided in canoe clubs by unsupported, volunteer coach tutors to similarly unsupported students.
Full details and application forms below.